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  • Welcome to #GSFF24! Full Programme Announcement

    Welcome to #GSFF24! Full Programme Announcement

    Our programme has officially landed! This March, we’re back with a packed programme featuring a deep dive into the archives with unseen, live-scored short films from Bill Douglas, rediscovered work by Mexican feminist group Cine Mujer and experimental reappropriation of archive footage by Jyoti Mistry; a retrospective screening and installation by Moroccan filmmaker Randa Maroufi,…

  • The Young Writers Project

    The Young Writers Project

    Glasgow Short Film Festival (GSFF) is delighted to launch The Young Writers Project, a brand new opportunity for young people aged 16 to 25. This project is designed to help industry newcomers develop writing skills and gain film festival knowledge at GSFF24.

  • Volunteer at GSFF24!

    Volunteer at GSFF24!

    Each year we rely on a team of wonderful volunteers to help make the festival happen. We are looking for friendly, outgoing people with a passion for all things film and fun to contribute to the smooth running of screenings and events. If you want to be a part of the festival experience with other film…

  • GSFF24 Opening Night Announcement

    GSFF24 Opening Night Announcement

    Renowned Scottish Filmmaker, Bill Douglas, will be celebrated with premiere of never-before-seen short films made by the artist in the 60s. We are so pleased to announce that the Opening Gala for the 17th edition of Glasgow Short Film Festival will feature six never before seen 8mm shorts made by Bill Douglas, alongside lifelong friend…

  • Farewell 2023: Looking Back at Team GSFF’s Shorts of the Year

    Farewell 2023: Looking Back at Team GSFF’s Shorts of the Year

    As we kick off the new year, we want to take a moment to thank you for all the support and encouragement you shared with us in 2023 . We loved every minute of #GSFF23 and we can’t wait to announce programme plans for our 17th edition (20 – 24 March 2024).

  • In Solidarity: Basma al-Sharif, ‘Ouroboros’ (2017) at CCA, Glasgow

    In Solidarity: Basma al-Sharif, ‘Ouroboros’ (2017) at CCA, Glasgow

    As we witness the devastating violence in Gaza, described by former UN Human Rights official Craig Mokhiber as a ‘text-book case of genocide’, we stand in solidarity with the Palestinian people, their right to freedom, land, life, dignity and empathy. Together as colleagues and in solidarity with Palestine, LUX Scotland, Glasgow Short Film Festival, Take One Action…

  • Digital Marketing Assistant

    Digital Marketing Assistant

    Organisation name:Glasgow Short Film Festival Location:Hybrid, office-based (G5 8BH) and WFH as required by the post-holder Salary: £21,255 pro rata (0.8)Planned start date: 08/01/24Planned end date: 05/04/24 Proposed working hours and pattern:28 hours per week. Working pattern is flexible, however some evening and weekend hours will be required, particularly during festival week (20-24 March 2024) for which TOIL…

  • Guest Coordinator

    Guest Coordinator

    Organisation name:Glasgow Short Film Festival Location:Hybrid, office-based (G5 8BH) and WFH as required by the post-holder Salary: £25,000 pro rata (0.6)Planned start date: 08/01/24Planned end date: 05/04/24 Proposed working hours and pattern:21 hours per week. Working pattern is flexible, however some evening and weekend hours will be required, particularly during festival week (20-24 March 2024) for which TOIL…

  • New Scottish shorts at Queens Park Arena!

    New Scottish shorts at Queens Park Arena!

    We are thrilled to announce that we are working with Inhouse Events CIC on this summer’s open air cinema season in Queens Park Arena throughout July. We have paired recent Scottish short films with ten classic features such as A Nightmare on Elm Street, Dirty Dancing, Goodfellas and Braveheart. Several of the films were completed during COVID-19 lockdown, and as a…

  • Announcing the GSFF23 Award Winners

    Announcing the GSFF23 Award Winners

    On Sunday 26th March, the award winners of Glasgow Short Film Festival 2023 were announced during the festival’s award ceremony at Glasgow Film Theatre. The 16th annual celebration of short film wrapped up after a packed five day programme of events across the city. BILL DOUGLAS AWARD FOR INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM The GSFF23 Bill Douglas…